Mid-Career Professional Development Bursary
Assistance with costs of travel, accommodation and registration fees
Activities: professional exchanges as well as courses, seminars, workshops, symposia, related museum studies programs not leading to an academic degree, specialized conferences
Full-time professionals employed by public, non-profit museum, related institution/organization
At least 5 years accumulated/consecutive museum experience
At least 3 days
Matches 50% of total eligible expenses up to a maximum of $1,500
Travel expenses, accommodation, per diem, and registration fee (Rate: according to Treasury Board Secretariat policies)
1 bursary per individual in any 12 month period
Canada and internationally
Application Supporting Materials
Completed application form
Detailed program agenda
Employer/institution letter of support
Work plan for those individuals seeking funding for professional exchange
Claim Supporting Materials
Completed claim form
Proof of attendance
1500 word narrative report
The bursary application including the required supporting material must be submitted at least 4 weeks prior to the beginning of the learning activity.
The bursary must be claimed no later than 30 days after completion of the learning activity upon submission of the claim supporting materials.
Applicant’s commitment to share learning knowledge and experience as conference speaker or by writing article in Muse.